The 23 minutes of Please Forgive Me sum up a few 2016 pop trends.
What kind of songwriter was John D. Loudermilk? Genre labels aren’t much help in describing him. Musicians who took up…
The “Perfect Illusion" video is a chaotic but minimalist crowd-surfing fantasy, and not much else.
Its partnership with Tinder is another unflashy way the most popular streaming service is competing against Apple’s and Tidal’s exclusives.
His debut Mykki injects some yearning into a party-starting formula.
The rapper won’t be pinned down over questions of retirement or racism but still wants the public to see his vulnerability.
Last week, I premiered “Chicago,” a new track from David Nagler’s new album of poems using Carl Sandburg’s poetry…
“Daydreaming” gets reimagined again and again.
Her headrush of a comeback single makes a bid to revive rock—but not irony.
Her unusually lackadaisical and supposedly final album A.I.M. makes some peace with an unjust world.
Poetry, like music, lends itself to epiphanies—those moments where a piece of art that might have previously seemed inert suddenly…
"The Greatest” doesn’t feel like charity, it feels like art.
Donald Glover’s new FX show captures the surrealism and the daily grind of a city in the midst of cultural renaissance.
Even her B-sides are reliably great soundtracks for falling in love and going to the store.
The 2016 VMAs gave over long stretches of airtime for pop culture’s 1 percent to flaunt their power—and politics.
Her ninth album, Glory, puts pop’s sex obsession in a new, fluffier context.
If sidemen and backing musicians are the unsung heroes of music, and producers are the even-less sung heroes…
Both—and the confusion over Frank Ocean’s album title is sign of a wider rebellion from the artist-against-music-industry conventions.
The singer’s album is not the one that’s been promised, but there’s plenty to dig into nonetheless.
Her bizarre description of Aboriginal Australians emerged shortly after Vanessa Beecroft’s bizarre statements about black people.